City Life

Keepers of the Earth Day flame

Fifty years after Wisconsin’s Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day, environmentalists continue to mobilize around climate change.

Fifty years after Wisconsin’s Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day, environmentalists continue to mobilize around climate change.

Getting out of our traffic jam

There’s one major area where Madison falls short: traffic.

City officials, planners and entrepreneurs are thinking about how we get from point A to point B in a city that’s outgrown its transportation infrastructure.

Best of Madison 2020 Winners

See the 572 winners our readers declared the bee’s knees in our 39th annual readers poll.

See the 572 winners our readers declared the bee’s knees in our 39th annual readers poll.

Kiu Leung: A global Madisonian

Leung taught bioscience at two prestigious research universities before building a career in the private sector.

Kiu Leung, a native of Hong Kong and a U.S. citizen, taught bioscience at two prestigious research universities before building a career in the private sector.

Meet five Madison couples in love

On a date night, we met five couples at Fresco Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge.

On a date night in the city, we met five couples dining and enjoying each other’s company at Fresco Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge.

Pieces of Madison's past

What follows are several artifacts, photographs and documents in the possession of the state historical society that illuminate important chapters in the history of Madison.

Chris Farley's jacket, a banjo-ukulele used to create the Oscar Mayer jingle, Butch Vig's drums and an engine fragment from the Sterling Hall bombing are among the items in the Wisconsin Historical Society's possession.

Statue of Liberty to return to Lake Mendota

The original was in 1979, but Lady Liberty made a return in 2019 after 40 years

The Statue of Liberty tradition is returning to Lake Mendota during the Wisconsin Union's Winter Carnival on Feb. 3-9.

Using her voice to help local businesses in their recruiting efforts

Deborah Biddle has a varied background that suits her entrepreneurial spirit

A professional coach with a diverse background — from a career in finance to a stint as a recording artist — shares how she incorporates her experience as a person of color in helping local businesses in their recruiting efforts.